After the fall of the Soviet Union, Russian society plunged into chaos. Familiar institutions were disbanded and leaders were removed from office. While the end of the Soviet Union brought much joy in both Russia and the West, the prevailing feeling in Russia was trepidation and fear. How would a once mighty superpower reclaim its position at the top of the world?
"Blitzkrieg Reform and U.S. Democracy Promotion in Russia: The Yeltsin Years,"
Colgate Academic Review:
Vol. 4, Article 15.
Available at: http://commons.colgate.edu/car/vol4/iss1/15